Definition of superspace in English:



  • 1[mass noun] A concept of space–time in which points are defined by more than four coordinates.

    • ‘The superspace coordinates q 1 and q 2 behave like particles with spin 1/2 and zero mass, which can only spin two ways - with the spin axis in the same or opposite direction as the momentum.’
    1. 1.1A space of infinitely many dimensions postulated to contain actual space–time and all possible spaces.
      • ‘He came into particle physics at just the right time for his brave choice of a thesis project to assure him a place in the early development of supersymmetry, supergravity and superspace.’
      • ‘The simplest way to examine a superstring theory is to go to what is called superspace.’